LSC Regulations

This page contains links to the LSC regulations as published on the e-CFR page for LSC by the U.S. Government Printing Office and the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration.  

Regulations under revision and materials from recent rulemakings appear at: LSC | Rulemaking

LSC also provides all the Federal Register notices at: LSC | Regulation Publishing History

A table of the major restrictions and fundings sources appears at: LSC | Restrictions and Other Funding Sources

Current LSC Regulations

Part Title  
Ch. 16 Entire Set of LSC Regulations in Chapter 16  
1600 Definitions [1600—FR Notices]
1601 [Reserved]  
1602 Procedures for disclosure of information under the Freedom of Information Act [1602—FR Notices]
1603 Requests for Documents and Testimony [1603—FR Notices]
1604 Outside practice of law [1604—FR Notices]
1605 Appeals on behalf of clients [1605—FR Notices]
1606 Termination, Limited Reduction of Funding, and Debarment Procedures; Recompetition [1606—FR Notices]
1607 Governing bodies (please see amendment below)
  •  New amendments: Final Rule: 45 CFR Part 1607—Governing Body Amendments effective February 4, 2019
  •  Questions and Answers about the 2019 amendments
[1607—FR Notices]
1608 Prohibited political activities
  •  Guidance on lobbying and political activities
[1608—FR Notices]
1609 Fee-generating cases [1609—FR Notices]
1610 Use of non-LSC funds, transfers of LSC funds, program integrity [1610—FR Notices]
1611 Financial Eligibility [1611—FR Notices]
1611 Appx. Current Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance [1611apx—FR Notices]
1612 Restrictions on lobbying and certain other activities
  •  Guidance on lobbying and political activities
[1612—FR Notices]
1613 Restrictions on legal assistance with respect to criminal proceedings [1613—FR Notices]
1614 Private attorney involvement
  •  2014 revisions of Part 1614 with explanatory preamble
  •  Private attorney involvement frequently asked questions
[1614—FR Notices]
1615 Restrictions on actions collaterally attacking criminal convictions [1615—FR Notices]
1616 Attorney Hiring [1616—FR Notices]
1617 Class Actions [1617—FR Notices]
1618 Enforcement procedures [1618—FR Notices]
1619 Disclosure of information [1619—FR Notices]
1620 Priorities in use of resources [1620—FR Notices]
1621 Client grievance procedure
  Please note—the § 1621.4(c) cross-reference to Part 1614 is outdated. The correct cross-reference is 45 C.F.R. § 1614.4(a)(3)(iii).
[1621—FR Notices]
1622 Public access to meetings under the Government in the Sunshine Act [1622—FR Notices]
1623 Suspension Procedures [1623—FR Notices]
1624 Prohibition against discrimination on the basis of disability [1624—FR Notices]
1625 [Reserved] Part
1626 Restrictions on legal assistance to aliens
  •  See also, Program Letter 2000-02 regarding H-2A workers. 
[1626—FR Notices]
1627 Subgrants and membership fees or dues 
  •  Recent rulemaking revising Part 1627
[1627—FR Notices]
1628 Recipient fund balances [1628—FR Notices]
1629 Bonding of recipients [1629—FR Notices]
1630 Cost standards and procedures [1630—FR Notices]
1631 Purchasing and Property Management  
  •  2017 rulemaking adopting Part 1631 and superseding the Property Acquisition and Management Manual
[1631—FR Notices]
1632 Redistricting [1632—FR Notices]
1633 Restriction on representation in certain eviction proceedings [1633—FR Notices]
1634 Competitive bidding for grants and contracts [1634—FR Notices]
1635 Timekeeping requirement
  •  2021 rulemaking revising Part 1635
  •  Revised Part 1635 effective January 1, 2022
[1635—FR Notices]
1636 Client identity and statement of facts [1636—FR Notices]
1637 Representation of Prisoners [1637—FR Notices]
1638 Restriction on solicitation [1638—FR Notices]
1639 Welfare Reform [1639—FR Notices]
1640 [1640—FR Notices]
1641 Debarment, Suspension, and Removal of Auditors [1641—FR Notices]
1642 [Reserved] [1642—FR Notices]
1643 Restrictions on Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, and Mercy Killing [1643—FR Notices]
1644 Disclosure of case information [1644—FR Notices]

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